Spring delights in the The Savill Garden

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The distinctive visitor centre, by architect Glenn Howells
Crocus and Narcissus
Crocus and Narcissus
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Acers reflecting in the still waters, colourful willow and dogwoods further back
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Bright yellow willow by the water and Anny’s Winter Orange dogwood in the background
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The lake with the undulating roof of the visitor centre above
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Corylopsis spicata – a profusion of flower but no scent (for this specimen if not others)
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Helleborus x hybridus Double Queen Mixed
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Camellia japonica Chandlers Red
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Rhododendron (Meddianum x Strigillosum) Rocket
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A carpet of Pulmonaria
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Bee-friendly woodland ground-cover, Pulmonaria
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Camellia (Reticulata x Saluenensis) Salutation
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Rhododendron (Barbatum x Calophytum) Titness Park
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Rhododendron macabeanum
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Narcissus cyclameneus
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Hellebores – x ericsmithii hybrids?
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A staggering Wisteria floribunda Macrobotrys

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Helleborus x orientalis
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Cherry blossom, Prunus Collingwood Ingram
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Corylopsis spicata
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Purple flowers of Rhododendron (Ciliatum x Dauricum) Emasculum
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Bergenia (no cultivar given)

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Fragrant Daphne bholua Jacqueline Postill, with black grass Opiophogon nigrescens
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Bright stems of Cornus Anny’s Winter Orange
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Primula veris
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Rhododendron Lutescens – humming with insects

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The Garden Centre
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The Garden Centre and Terrace
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Property of the Crown Estate – High Treason to walk off with one then…
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Narcissus Rip van Winkle
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Inside the shop, with the soaring, undulating roof by Glenn Howells

A pageant of colour – rhododendrons and camellias, hellebores and pulmonarias, cherry blossom, crocus, narcissus, daphne and more – but which group of plants is missing from this gallery. It’s a biggie?!

Links

http://www.theroyallandscape.co.uk/gardens-and-landscape/the-savill-garden

http://www.theroyallandscape.co.uk/seasonal-highlights/the-savill-garden/march-and-april/

http://www.theroyallandscape.co.uk/visitor-information/the-savill-building/

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